JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Absentee voting started Monday in preparation for the Aug. 6 primary election.
Voters can cast an absentee ballot in Mississippi if they are away from their county of residence on Primary Election Day, temporarily or permanently disabled, over 65 years of age, and for several other reasons.
New voters in Mississippi have until July 8 to submit a voter registration application.
To accept in-person applications and receive applications sent by mail, circuit clerks’ offices will be open on Saturday, July 6 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The offices will also be open on Monday, July 8 from 8 am. to 5 p.m.
Mail-in applications must have a postmark date of no later than July 8.
Mississippians who are already registered to vote, but have recently moved or changed their name, must update their registration information